CSS Positioning

Understanding CSS positioning can be tricky, especially for beginners to CSS. Software required: Brackets, Google Chrome.
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Rating
(835)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 26, 2014
Duration
50m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(835)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 26, 2014
Duration
50m
Description

Understanding CSS positioning can be tricky, especially for beginners to CSS. It is also essential to understand if you want to be able to build complex layouts. In this CSS tutorial we'll learn about different methods for using CSS to position HTML elements including fixed, absolute, relative positioning, and also how to float and clear elements. We'll also take a look at the ways each type of positioning affects the element it is applied to, and how it affects the behavior of elements around it. We'll finish up this CSS training by answering one of the most common CSS questions about positioning: How to center elements. Software required: Brackets, Google Chrome.

About the author
About the author

Susan is a web design author for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hi! I'm Susan with Digital Tutors, and this is CSS Positioning. Understanding CSS positioning can be really tricky, especially for beginners to CSS. It is also essential to understand if you want to be able to build complex layouts using CSS. In this course, we'll learn about different methods of using positioning, including fixed, absolute relative positioning, and also how to float and clear elements. We'll also take a look at the ways each type of positioning affects the element it's applied to, and how it affects the behavior of elements around it as well. We'll finish up this course by answering one of the most common CSS questions about positioning, how to center elements. So let's get started in our next lesson by talking about fixed positioning.